Appetizers & Side Dishes

Cheese Dip with Chorizo & Chilies

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 6 apps  |  Calories: 344
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Cheese Dip with Chorizo & Chilies
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
6 apps

  • 2 (3 oz. each) fresh poblano chilies
  • 4 oz. Mexican chorizo sausage, casing removed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese or Sargento® Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese - Fine Cut
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  1. Place chilies under preheated broiler 4 inches from heat; broil 5 minutes, turning once, or until skin is blistered and blackened. Cover with kitchen towel and let stand 5 minutes. Rub off blackened skin, cut out stems and seed pods. Cut into thin strips; set aside.
  2. Cook chorizo in medium non-stick skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, 5 minutes. Do not drain fat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, 10 minutes more. Drain fat from pan. Stir in chilies and salt. Transfer mixture to 13x9-inch baking dish.
  3. Place cheese over warm chorizo mixture. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with oregano and serve with warm tortillas.

Serving Size 6 apps

Calories 344

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 19.70g 31%
Sat. Fat 9.60g 44%
Mono Unsat. Fat 6.60g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.00g
Cholesterol 49mg 17%
Sodium 677mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 31RE
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Calcium 291mg 27%
Iron 1mg 6%